Build ballot smarts
Learn about the people and issues as Manitou Springs voters have much to decide, from mayor and Council to ballot measures. Meet the candidates as well.
Manitou 2015 Election Forum
Monday, Oct. 19, 6 to 10 p.m. (forum will be 6:30 to 8:30, followed by social hour)
Briarhust Manor Estate
404 Manitou Ave., free
Contact: 685-9690, tinyurl.com/qhaty9d
Help heal trails and the land at Garden of the Gods, which TripAdvisor.com voted No. 1 city park in the nation in 2014. RSVP for meeting location and gear list.
Garden of the Gods Restoration, Trail Work
Sunday, Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Garden of the Gods
Meet with a small group from diverse backgrounds to pick topics for six months of dinner discussion groups. Sign up at csdiversityforum.org and expand your worldview.
Food for Thought Discussion Group Launch
Thursday, Oct. 15, 6 to 8 p.m.
Citizens Service Center
1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road
Contact: 213-7375, email@example.com
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 77.